Senate President, Ahmad Lawan has commiserated with the Nigerian Guild Of Editors (NGE) over the death of its Deputy President, Umar Sa’idu Tudun-Wada.
Tudun-Wada died on Sunday in a ghastly motor accident along Kano-Abuja expressway.
Senatir Lawan, in a statement by his Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mohammed Isa said the sudden death of Tudun-Wada has robbed the journalism profession of one of its finest.
He described the deceased as “core professional”, an attribute, Lawan noted, “that propelled him to the enviable position of Deputy President of Nigerian Guild of Editors.
“Late Tudun-Wada was known for his humility, patriotism, professionalism, and inspriation to practicing and upcoming journalists.
While extending his condolence to NGE, Kano state government and his immediate family, the Senate President prayed for the almighty Allah to grant the deceased Aljannah Firdausi.